Ray Tramposch

Raymond Tramposch

Adjunct Professor


Raymond (Ray) Tramposch is an adjunct professor, MITRE Cyber Resiliency Engineer and retired United States Air Force (USAF) Cyber officer.  In his current role with MITRE, he supports the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Acquisitions and Sustainment Cyber Warfare Division in developing policy for mission focused cyber defense within the Department of Defense.  He also supports the USAF Enterprise IT as a Service program as a IT operations and Cyber security operations subject matter expert.

Over his 25 year career in the military, he held numerous technical and leadership roles from tactical communications employment to active defensive cyber operations, implemented component level risk management strategies, oversaw enterprise network operations and led USAF wide information technology acquisitions.  His military service culminated with his service as the Director of Cyber Forces for 1st Air Force supporting 24/7 Air Defense of the Homeland under U.S. Northern Command and NORAD.


  • Master of Science, Operations Management, University of Arkansas
  • Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science (Software Engineering), Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • DoD Support to Civil Authorities Phase II Certified
  • ITIL V3 Foundations Certified
  • DoD On-Scene Commander Certified


  • CPRM 830 - Security Measures I
  • CPRM 850 - Security Measures II
  • CPRM 860 - Incident Response and Investigation
  • CPRM 890 - Organizations, Change Management, and Leadership


  • Member of Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and coach/mentor to FIRST Lego and Tech Challenge teams.